State Asks Feds To Allow Use Of Certain Funds To Help Texans Pay Rent During Coronavirus-Related Shutdowns"The State of Texas is committed to supporting Texans who are enduring significant economic hardship due to the spread of COVID-19," said Governor Abbott.
Texas Renters Cannot Be Evicted At Least Until April 19, State Supreme Court SaysSome counties in North Texas have already postponed eviction hearings beyond the April 19 deadline.
Dallas Landlord Says Halting Of Evictions During Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To ForeclosuresOne landlord said property owners could face foreclosures if they don’t get rent money needed to pay taxes, insurance and mortgages.
Minimum Wage Doesn't Cover Rent Anywhere In The U.S.A minimum-wage worker would have to put in lots of overtime to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country.
Fort Worth Considers Making Microchipped Pets MandatoryCity leaders are also considering making it mandatory for landlords to make sure renters have their pets microchipped and vaccinated.
Woman Says Tenants Shot Porn Videos On Top Table, AppliancesA woman has filed a federal lawsuit accusing her tenant of using her Martha's Vineyard home to shoot pornographic videos.
Renters Find Extra Hurdles To Recovery After HurricanesRental housing has been a concern in many cities in Texas and Florida after hurricanes Harvey and Irma flooded tens of thousands of homes.
Study: Renters' Rise Extends Beyond Big U.S. Cities To SuburbsIn the American imagination, suburbs are places to buy a house and put down roots. But a growing percentage of suburbanites rent, according to a new study.
Is Rent Out Of Reach? Study Shows How Dallas, Other US Cities Stack Up